As nouns the difference between layout and topology
is that layout
is a structured arrangement of items within certain s while topology
is (mathematics) a branch of mathematics studying those properties of a geometric figure or solid that are not changed by stretching, bending and similar homeomorphisms.
A structured arrangement of items within certain s.
A plan for such arrangement.
The act of laying out something.
(publishing) The process of arranging editorial content, advertising, graphics and other information to fit within certain constraints.
(engineering) A map or a drawing of a construction site showing the position of roads, buildings or other constructions.
(electronics) A specification of an integrated circuit showing the position of the physical components that will implement the schematic in silicon.
* keyboard layout
(mathematics) A branch of mathematics studying those properties of a geometric figure or solid that are not changed by stretching, bending and similar homeomorphisms.
(mathematics) A collection ?'' of subsets of a set ''X'' such that the empty set and ''X'' are both members of ''?'' and ''? is closed under arbitrary unions and finite intersections.
(medicine) The anatomical structure of part of the body.
(computing) The arrangement of nodes in a communications network.
(technology) The properties of a particular technological embodiment that are not affected by differences in the physical layout or form of its application.
(topography) The topographical study of geographic locations or given places in relation to its history.
(dated) The art of, or method for, assisting the memory by associating the thing or subject to be remembered with some place.
* (mathematics) analysis situs
* topological space
* open set